Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Your Holiday Home Security To-Do List

Property crime — in particular burglary — have the tendency to increase over the holiday months of November & December each year and with the average dollar loss per burglary at roughly $2,361 it’s even more important to make sure you’ve got everything you need to protect your home this holiday season.

With the holidays approaching quickly here in 2017, we want to do a quick rundown of home security tips, tricks and recommended products to put on your wish-list that can help you & your family stay safe here in Charleston.

Consider A Good Set Of Drapes

Preparing for your holiday festivities can mean more valuable items coming into your home. Whether they be for decoration, gifts or anything else you need for planning your get-togethers if those valuable items can be seen from a ground floor or other accessible window in your home, would-be burglars can simply do some window shopping and wait for the right time to strike.

If you simply can’t or don’t want to consider drapes for particular rooms, be sure to keep your valuable objects in rooms that are more difficult — or impossible — to see from around your home’s exterior.

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